cracked etymology

English word cracked comes from English crack

Detailed word origin of cracked

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crack English (eng) (Cumbria, elsewhere throughout the North of the UK) a meaningful chat.. (Internet slang) Extremely silly, absurd or off-the-wall ideas or prose.. (Northern England, Scotland, Ireland) Business/events/news. (Northern England, Scotland, Ireland) Conviviality; fun; good conversation, chat, gossip, or humorous storytelling; good company.. (archaic) A crazy or crack-brained person.. (archaic) A [...]
cracked English (eng) (of a voice) Harsh or dissonant.. (slang) Crazy; crackpot.. Broken into coarse pieces.. Broken so that cracks appear on, or under, the surface.